Best Outdoor activities in Cape Verde
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Explore the small but breathtaking island of Sal on a guided full-day trip. See Cape Verde through the eyes of a local, and visit 10 of the island's highlights. Snorkel, bathe, marvel at the “Blue Eye,” and more. Benefit from included hotel transfers.
Enjoy a 3-hour trek in the Green Valley with a local guide. Admire the lush vegetation, then explore the history of the first city built by Europeans in sub-Saharan Africa. Discover the former slave market of Cidade Velha, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sail down the west coast of Sal and discover the island's shores from a different perspective. Delight in a half-day experience that includes fishing, snorkeling, sailing, sun, and music. Enjoy a snack, unlimited beer and soft drinks, and hotel transfers.
Explore Boa Vista Island in this half-day quad biking adventure, discovering the beautiful sites such as Santa Monica Beach and the natural caves of Varand, whilst experiencing Povoação Velha and other charming local villages.
Marvel at the beautiful landscape of Santiago on this guided trek. Get a taste for local life in the village of Longueira and visit a rum distillery. Hike up Pico de Antónia, the island's highest point, then explore the untouched nature of Monte Tchota.
On the bay of Ribeira de Barca, take a traditional fishing boat to see unique rock formations and local marine life. Swim into the cave of Àguas Belas and snorkel through its crystal clear waters. Finish your day with a freshly-prepared BBQ on the beach.
Spend the day up north on Santiago Island at the Green Bay of Tarrafal. Take a morning boat trip to the lighthouse for stunning views of the Bay. Following lunch, relax on the white sand beach, swim in the ocean waters, and discover the rich marine fauna.
Discover Boa Vista Island during a thrilling ATV bike tour. Explore the beautiful Oasis of Fonte Vicente with time for a delicious lunch at Fundo das Figueiras. Cross Viana Desert and admire the spectacular scenery like beaches, deserts, and wilderness.
Discover the wonders of the Viana Desert and the surrounding villages on this half-day quad biking adventure. Admire scenic views of the sandy landscape, visit the charming villages of Rabil and Bofareira, learn about local handicrafts, and more.
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